Bacon & Gruyère Burgers

I haven’t been very creative in the kitchen lately. The weather has been perfect for sitting outside so that is exactly where we’ve been most nights.

Some of you are thinking not another bacon cheeseburger post!

But guess what?

It is!

Bacon & Gruyère Burgers

Bacon & Gruyère Cheeseburgers to be exact.

We buy our ground chuck from a local meat market who grinds their meat in-house. No pink slime for this girl!

The meat is so good that it doesn’t need anything mixed-up in it.

Just a little seasoning on top.

Bacon & Gruyère Burgers

I put Krazy Jane and pepper on one side and course salt and pepper on the other.

Once the Big Green Egg is hot and ready I toss them on.

Bacon & Gruyère Burgers

After a couple of minutes I flip them.

Bacon & Gruyère Burgers

I love grill marks, don’t you?

After a few more minutes I add bacon:

Bacon & Gruyère Burgers

And gruyère.

Bacon & Gruyère Burgers

At this point I close all of the vents and the lid and let the burgers dwell.

During this time the burgers finish cooking, the cheese melts, and something magical happens.

Bacon & Gruyère Burgers

I wish you could smell this:

Bacon & Gruyère Burgers

I loaded mine up with onion, pickle, and ketchup:

Bacon & Gruyère Burgers

They were so juicy we went through about 10 napkins.

Each.

Bacon & Gruyère Burgers

It might be simple, but it’s so satisfying.

Go outside and cook — it’s good for you!

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